mussalchee

noun
mus·​sal·​chee | \ -lˌchē \
plural -s

Definition of mussalchee

India
1 : one that tends or carries a mussal : torchbearer
2 : a kitchen servant : scullion used by Europeans

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History and Etymology for mussalchee

Hindi mashʽalcī, from Persian, from Arabic mashʽal toch + Turkish -ci (suffix denoting an agent)

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“Mussalchee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mussalchee. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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